- The Church of the Sacred Heart and St Catherine of Alexandria
The Church of the Sacred Heart and St Catherine of Alexandria is a Catholic church situated in
Droitwich Spa, Worcestershire, England, noted for its remarkable mosaics.
The mosaics at the Sacred Heart were designed by
Gabriel Pippetand carried out by Maurice Josey, assisted by Fred Oates. The influence of the mosaics of Ravennais very apparent. Indeed Pippet travelled to Ravenna and Rometo study the mosaics before completing the designs.
Walter Loveridge Hodgkinson was a main benefactor of the church. The architect was Frank Barry Peacock.
* [http://www.sacredheartdroitwich.org.uk/ Sacred Heart Official site]
* [http://www.racine.ra.it/ravenna/turismo/eng/redazione/sacredheart.htm Ravenna Influence in England]
* [http://archive.thisisworcestershire.co.uk/2003/10/10/167093.html World's window on church's treasures]
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